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MIT, City U of New York Collaborate with New York City Public Schools for Data Literacy Project

High school students in New York City Public Schools will begin learning data literacy this month through a new City Digits project, which aims to promote civic engagement among youth while teaching data collection and analysis skills.

Morehouse College Wins $700,000 in Tech Grants

Morehouse College will receive $700,000 in Microsoft software as part of a grant from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

WebAssign Adds Integrations with Canvas, Brightspace

WebAssign has partnered with Instructure and Desire2Learn in an effort to make it easier for students to access WebAssign course content through the companies' respective learning management systems, Canvas and Brightspace.

Northwestern U Partners with Illinois District on Hour of Code Activities

Northwestern University has partnered with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 on an initiative to introduce students to programming in conjunction with the Hour of Code.



Teachers, Students Gain Access to Data From European Particle Accelerator

With the help of data now becoming available, high school teachers and students in two programs at Notre Dame University can study data from the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.

White House Pokes Colleges, Ed Tech Companies To Help Graduate More Students

The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."

UC Berkeley Wins $2 Million Grant for Digital Humanities Research

The University of California Berkeley has received a $2 million grant to improve the integration of digital technology with humanities education and scholarship.

NEC Display Intros Ultra-Short-Throw Projectors for Collaboration

NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced two ultra-short-throw projectors designed for collaboration.

NSF Dangles Funding for New Ways To Get Students Through Math

If you have a new idea for helping college students learn foundational math, the National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to give you money to research and test it out.

Stratasys Launches Free 3D printing Curriculum

Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.